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.com/booktv. author an astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson on america's call for scientists and engineers. >> as nasa's future goes, so, too, is that of america. and if nasa is healthy, then you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do. because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing on europa where there's an ocean of water that's been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the swiss of mars and look for life. that would give me the best biologist. look at the nasa portfolio today. it's got biology, chemistry, physics, geology, aerospace engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, all the s.t.e.m. fields, science, technology, engineering and math, represented in the nasa portfolio. a healthy nasa pumps that but a healthy nasa is a flywheel that society casts for innovation. >> over the past 15 years booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv every weekend on c-span2. >> taking a look at what's ahead this morning. aske..
buried this weekend. jim houli has more >> reporter: scott carpenter was one of nasa's elite chosen in 1959 as one. original mercury astroknouts. in the space race against the soph youths. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program was struggling. carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, very proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was just 5 when her father climbed into his capsule and soared into space. the time is etched in her memory. >> i remember a lot of press, cameras wherever we went and dad just always handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february of 1962 and gave this send-off to his friend, john glenl on his first oritial flight. >> god speed. >> the naval i have a 80or would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the hometown hero. he named his capsule the aurora 7. this bolder elementary school bear his name. >> scott carpentered used his scientific knowledge and experience nap different way as well
for nasa's come and i said you're crazy. i have read everything written on the kennedys and on mrs. onassis. there's been thousands of books and i went to the library of congress at that time, remember when they had the card catalogs? i told him how many books have been written and december could be another book. and he said, you've got to write a book and get behind the myth. and so i did. i wrote "jackie oh!" and that's how i got into writing unauthorized biographies. and please, let's tell your viewers that unauthorized does not mean i'm true to. >> host: how do you get beyond a myth? what are your techniques? >> guest: well, you know, it was president kennedy who said, i think, that the biggest misconception is not really the lie, which is deliberate, contrived and unrealistic, but the myth, which is persuasive and wrong. so that i tried to do, i try and do as much research as i possibly can. i do start by writing the subject, because all my subjects have been alive. they are a tightknit society. they have in some way influenced our landscape, left an imprint in our culture. i write to
countries of fruits grow. there's this term that they used to justify all of nasa's term american exceptionalism. when shoppers is an offensive term due to many people but its real meaning. is that the exception is that the us considers itself up having the right to attack anybody in the world at any time. so there was no sign that during strikes coming to an end today as we boarded mention a moment usa croft is killed the head of the taliban in pakistan. four missiles with quantities come on killing at least five people but some reports suggesting it remembered that can be as high as twenty five aunties correspondent of a queanbeyan has the details. i know the official sources has gone from the academe of the all flap at the labasa lives and spoke with his animated tree it's at heart muscle with an of the monsoons. of course muscle is very important so many dead to tidy my bike this time as he was needing to head the epa and the movement toward the years the bounty was that on his head around why comedian at them and that the us has a right to the hezbollah does that mean old ont
sporge on c-span 3. >> author on america's call for scientists and engineers. >> as nasa's future goes, so to does that of america. and if nasa is healthy, then you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do because they'll see it large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go eyes fishing where there is an ocean of liquid for billions of years. we're going to dig through the soils and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. it's got biology, chemistry, physics, aerospace engineers, electrical engineers, all the stem fields. science technology, engineering and math represented in the nasaport. a healthy nasa pump that is. it's a fly wheel that society taps for invasions. >> over the past 15 years book tv aired over 40,000 programs about non-fiction books and thors. ? what's the most important issue congress should consider in 2014? that's the question for middle and high school students in span's student video cam competition. include c-span video for your chance to twin grand prize of $5,000 and we double the number
gained access to computer s at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. until his trial which is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the convictns that landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: th
will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. these were groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> students think for weeks. >> air pressure from the psi forces water out. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> reporter: the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> got it to go about 22 yards. and today's rocket launch record was 47 yards. denise, back to you. >> collaboration. thank you, mary. >>> if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website, cbsbaltimore.com, click on news, and then local. >> that's fantastic. it's almost as good as the mentos and the coca cola bottle. >> oh. don't lessen on -- listen to what he's saying, children. >> launch a rocket. that's for sure. >>> let's take a look at temps and continues. east/southeast winds at 5. ,,,,, >>> wjz. it is a beautiful october evening. what can you expect for the next couple of day. bob has details insid
he gained access to computers at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. his trial is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the sex abuse convictions that basically landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundr
agencies including nasa and the u.s. army. 28-year-old lovie love was arrested last friday at his home northeast of london he was invited in new jersey where he used a serve tore carry out the attacks. love also faces charges related to attacks in virginia it cost the government millions of dollars. >> jersey hayes begun in to the hacking scandal that brought down the news of the world in 2011. eight people, including two of the papers former editors are now on trial. rory has more now from london. >> reporter: the defendants arrived on time for their trial but the storms that hit the u.k. southeast overnight meant that not everyone could be so prompt. proceedings got underway maybe three hours late. no matter, this is likely to be one of the u.k.s longest trials in years. the phone hacking sandal sent shock waves through the british establishments. both rebecca books and andy are friends of the prime minister david cameron, andy worked as the director of communications. revelations that celebrities and crime victims had been hacked by the news of the world brought rupert murdoch's new
the rocket will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. so these are groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> reporter: students work together for weeks, leading up to today's big launch. >> when you put air pressure from the psi, launches the air out. and forces the rocket. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> not bad. it broke apart. but i think it went about 20 yards. and today's rocket launch record, with 47 yards. if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website, cbs baltimore document. and we have a link there. >> difficulty upon reentry. >> that's it. >> very cool. >> i know. very cool. >>> very smart kids out there today. >> all right. we've got pretty nice weather headed our way. actually, warmer temps coming later this week. now at 64. no wind at all. currently, the barometer rising. come back and take a l
for hacking into u.s. army and nasa computer systems. the 28-year-old is accused of stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say the hacking, which started last year, exposed security risks and cost the government millions of dollars. he was arrested and released on bail until february. >> words of praise from president obama during the ceremony honoring his new f.b.i. director. james comey took over after james muller stepped down. he was installed as the bureau's new leader monday. the president describes him at someone who knows what's the right and what's wrong. he served at deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he said it must be independent of outside political forces. >> the f.b.i.'s reputation for integrity is a gift given to every new employee by those who went before, but and it is gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, comey blocked a wire topping authorization. >> congress will hear testimony from survivors of the benghazi attack. in a tweet lindsey graham said: so
the quality came from a nasa engineer that took the uv protection off the satellites and made it into sunglasses. . and i was like, wow, that seems like it would be pretty good. >> and you acquired it? >> we did. and we've got a very unique model, joe. it's a business of licensing. so we do is we partner our brands with leading manufacturers of retails around the world. we brought revo. we went to charlotte and sat down with danica. and she knew the brand really well. and we started talking about it and she said, hey, this is a brand not only i wear but i love. not only are we partnering together but next year we're debuting a special danica patrick collection. >> what other brands are in sequential? >> co-founded with justin timberlake, ellen tracy, well-known women's fashion brand, in places like macy's and other brands, as well. >> a billion in sales, up from just $20 million. how long ago? a year ago? >> this is a year ago. so rapidly growing business. and the way we grow our business is twofold. one is, of course, we work with talent to promote and market our brands and g
're going to send it to uc davis university and they send it to the international space station. nasa wants to look at the affects of microgravity on different viruss. they'll get to us and tell us just how dirty our filthy studio is. >> come on, let's go. >> i'm going to come over to al's weather wall because we know how he likes to touch the wall here. probably dirty and gross. >> do you know what we have to do? this m&m jar. >> right. how often do you hear that candy jars are the worst place. >> so many grimy paws in this over the last couple of weeks. >> all right. >> all right. off to the space station. >> here we go. >> let's check back in with al at seaside heights, once again mr. roker. got your germs here. >> reporter: why don't you personally take those samples up there? >> nice. good try. can't get rid of us. >> reporter: all right. thanks, guys. let's show you what we've got. we've got this big storm system out in the rockies. behind it we've got snow. ahead of it we've got a lot of warm, moisture air coming up out of the south. actually reminisces of raymond making its way in t
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